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These kids have made breakthroughs in scientific research, fought for social justice, and created a better community at Harvard University.
Navigated from Business Insider
Science and technology can play an integral role in boosting the economy and strengthening national security—but only if there are enough scientists and engineers to go around. Experts predict the shortfall of skilled technical workers to increase dramatically in the coming years, and getting students hooked on coding, cyber security, and manufacturing should start in high school, if not sooner.
Everyone, from little children, through teens and young adults to elderly, belongs to one of the ‘chronotypes’. You can be a more or less extreme lark (phase-advanced, tend to wake up and fall asleep early), a more or less extreme owl (phase-delayed, tend to wake up and fall asleep late). You can be something in between – some kind of “median” (I don’t want to call this normal, because the whole spectrum is normal) chronotype.
Navigated from Scientific American
Jared Fanning is a designer who likes making maps, illustrations and a few other things too. If you haven’t read them, here is a list of the ten most printed books in the world.
Via Visual News
America’s last competitive advantage — its ability to innovate — is at risk as a result of the country’s lackluster education system. American schools educate to fill children with knowledge — instead they should be focusing on developing students’ innovation skills and motivation to succeed.
Navigated from Forbes
With technology, the landscape of college education has done a complete turnaround.
Why does every child need consistent access to excellent teachers, and how can we, today, extend the reach of the excellent teachers our nation already has?
Navigated from Opportunity Culture
All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn. Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world.
Navigated from Marc and Angel Hack Life
All-nighters, energy drinks, marathon study sessions: many students push themselves to extremes when preparing for exams. But if you are really committed to doing your best, you may want to put down that Red Bull and pick up a stack of index cards.
Navigated from Course Hero